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1. A sudden increase in price, especially of a stock. Runups are usually temporary.

2. A sudden increase in some economic measure. For example, the Federal Reserve may run up interest rates, or a recession may lead to a runup in unemployment.


A sharp, short-term increase in the price of a stock or the stock market.
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The runup of a tsunami created by a simulated fault was compared to the angle of the constructed model shoreline system to determine which angle of the continental shelf would create the highest height of the tsunami.
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Merthyr Crown Court heard they had been struggling for cash in the runup to Christmas, but had actually lost PS2,000 in the scam.
perpendicular Twy J between Twy K and Rwy 7/25, Extend Runway Twy K to the 7 end of Rwy 7/25, add a runup pad at each
Connolly, who just turned 70, said he was filled with a sense of impending doom in the runup to the landmark birthday.